Exhibition

Abraham in black and white

Black and white at the expo Silks & Prints from the Abraham Archive - Couture in Colour, 2013, Photo: Boy Kortekaas

Black and white at the expo Silks & Prints from the Abraham Archive – Couture in Colour, 2013, Photo: Boy Kortekaas

Black and white must be the most popular colour combination of all time. The interaction of positive and negative, the alternating dominance of black and white, the simplicity — the variety is astounding. Dots, circles, loops, and knotted lines are among the motifs that recur over the decades.